About Master Chen Bing


Master Chen Bing (陳炳), is a 20th generation representative of the Chen family, and 12th generation lineage holder of Chen Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan).  He is a direct descendant of Taijiquan creator Chen Wangting (陳王廷).
Born in March, 1971 at Chenjiagou 陳家溝 (Chen Village), the reknown birthplace of Taijiquan in Henan Province, China. Chen Bing is the only son of Chen Yonghe (陳永和), the eldest brother of Grandmaster Chen Xiaowang and Grandmaster Chen Xiaoxing. Master Chen Bing first learned Chen Taijiquan from his famous uncles, Chen Xiaowang and Chen Xiaoxing, at the age of 6.  Master Chen Bing is the eldest and first dragon of a 20th generation of the Chen Family 'Seven Dragons’, which also include Chen Jun, Chen Yingjun, Chen Ziqiang, Chen Zijun, Chen Pengfei and Chen Shiwu.
A decorated international champion, Chen Bing earned the title of "Taiji Almighty (太極全能)" for his numerous awards, and is considered a "Chinese Intangible Cultural Asset of Taijiquan."  A graduate of Shanghai University of Sports and formerly vice-mayor of Chen Village, Master Chen Bing is the founder/president of the Chen Bing Taiji Academy, which houses its headquarters in Chenjiagou, Henan Province, China.

(original text from www.chenbing.org)

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